Best Buy, Starbucks, Walmart and other stores make face masks mandatory for customers

By on July 14, 2020

Announced earlier today, electronics retailer Best Buy has announced all customers will be required to wear face masks when shopping inside retail locations. This new requirement starts on July 15 at all locations in the United States.

If a customer doesn’t have a mask, a Best Buy employee will offer a mask at the front door. Small children unable to wear a mask for health reasons will be exempt from wearing one. Any customer that refuses to wear a mask will be directed to shop on Best Buy’s website for either home delivery or curbside pickup.

The full list of retailers that have issued a mandatory mask order for customers include:

  • Best Buy (starts July 15)
  • Starbucks (starts July 15)
  • Walmart / Sam’s Club (starts July 20)
  • CVS (starts July 20)
  • Kohl’s (starts July 20)
  • Kroger Grocery Stores (starts July 22)
  • Target (starts August 1)
  • Costco (started May 4)
  • Apple Stores (started May 17)
  • H-E-B (started June 30)
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • Menards

Some of the major retailers that have yet to make a decision on mandatory mask usage include Walgreens, Home Depot, Lowe’s, and Albertsons.

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About Mike Flacy

By day, I'm the Editor-in-Chief for The CheckOut in addition to being the content manager for Steve's Digicams and High-Def Digest. During my free time, I love to write about pop culture, home theater, digital photography, social media, mobile technology and cool gadgets!

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